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Stenopoda spinulosa - female

Stenopoda spinulosa - Female
Univ. Tennessee Biological Station, near Gatlinburg, Sevier County, Tennessee, USA
August 9, 2008
Size: 27 mm
This large assassin bug was wandering around at the field station on the porch, probably after insects attracted to the lights.
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Wow.
I had no idea that this genus could have reduced wings in adults. Amazing!

brachypterous female Stenopoda cinerea
[best guess]

 
How about Oncocephalus ?
^^

 
Stenopoda cinerea, I think
Wow, this one is rather tough. To me, this photo of a winged individual of Stenopoda cinerea looks very close:

That species is pretty common in the North Carolina State University Entomology Collection--the adjacent state, and that is the only species from the genus listed. So I guess this one is good enough. I'm always ready to stand corrected.

 
You are right!
The head and eye look closer to Stenopoda. Thank you!

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